Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Freedom of Information responses

Below are a number of FOI requests that the Human Tissue Authority have received and have replied to. Select the relevant PDF to view the associated response. Older responses can be viewed on our archived site.

We were asked to provide the email address of the HTA's Chair, Nicola Blackwood.


The HTA was asked to provide information on the number of staff that had received disciplinary action from 2015 to date.


The HTA was asked to provide further information in the form of data and facts, to explain why deceased patients should be stored at specific temperatures in a mortuary.


The HTA was asked to provide information on the provenance and granted licenses for imported bodies into the UK since 2006.
 


The HTA was asked whether there is an accessible document which has all of the HTA-related Regulations and Standards.


The HTA was asked to provide the relevant contact information for the person(s) specialising in information security, information technology, data protection and information governance. 


The HTA was asked to provide information on licenses that have been issued or refused for both public and private organisations that have imported plastinated bodies, specimens or tissue samples from China, or where the original country of its origin is China.


The HTA was asked to provide all relevant information to explain why patients that stay over a 30 day period within a mortuary has to be frozen at specific temperatures.


The HTA was asked to provide information regarding its mobile and fixed-line telephony.


The HTA was asked to provide information on the total amount of compensation paid to its staff for personal injuries.


The HTA was asked to share their correspondence with DKMS on the matter of licensable activities.


The HTA was asked to provide information on its ICT expenditure.


The HTA was asked to provide information on the number of their employees or full-time equivalents to be categorised by regions in the UK.


The HTA was asked to provide information on who supplies our financial accounting software and applications.


The HTA was asked to provide information on the sum and source of payment of Independent Assessors that have been accredited by the HTA.


The HTA was asked to provide information on investigations into the prohibition of commercial dealings in human material for transplantation between 2013 and 2017.


The HTA was asked to provide any record of evidence to show that electoral fraud would have been committed in the May local elections this year.


The HTA was asked to provide information on staff pay and executive emoluments by financial year from 2010 to 2018.


The HTA was asked to provide copies of correspondence sent by Professor Birchall to the HTA in 2007 and 2008.


The HTA was asked to obtain information from a third party.


The HTA was requested to provide a detailed breakdown of its ICT expenditure.


The HTA was requested to provide the total staff headcount, in addition to a detailed breakdown of any contracts with temporary worker agencies.


The HTA was asked to provide details of any contracts relating to security and fire products and services.


The HTA was asked to provide information relating to compromise agreements at the HTA 


The HTA was asked to disclose details of employee earnings.


The HTA was asked to provide information relating to serious adverse events and adverse reactions (SAEARs) in the organ donation and transplantation sector in the year 2015.


The HTA was asked to provide its organisational chart and details on contractor/agency staff.